27 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 27 September 2013

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 27 September 2013

A Ngai Tahu environment advisor for heritage, Helen Brown, says Maori artefacts are being lost by coastal erosion of archaeological sites; The annual secondary schools national Maori speech competition has announced the winners for this year's event which took place in Hamilton; The chairman of the organising committee, Taiporutu Huata, says the level of Te Reo Maori among contestants is improving, but can't say the same about English; The Te Arawa Iwi Coalition set up to stop mining in the Bay of Plenty says it's important that the Resource Management Act isn't diluted; The Labour Party has shaken up its representation on the Maori Affairs Select Committee.